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A delegation led by Mr. Chris Sun, Secretary for Labour and Welfare, paid a visit to PolyU yesterday. During the visit, PolyU President Prof. Jin-Guang Teng, Executive Vice President Dr. Miranda Lou, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities Prof. Li Ping, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Prof. David Shum, and other faculty members from the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, shared PolyU’s latest developments in education, research and in

5 Jun 2024


The Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU CBS aims to give public recognition to outstanding CBS graduates for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater. We are delighted to announce the following result of the CBS Outstanding Alumni Award 2024:Dr. Jing YU - Outstanding Alumni Award in Scholarly Achievement Doctor of Philosophy, The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, 2017Read more ab

27 May 2024

Outstanding Alumni Award 2024

Congratulation to our Chair Professor, Prof. William Shiyuan WANG, for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award in the First Yuen Ren Chao Prize in Language Sciences to acknowledge his remarkable contributions to the interdisciplinary studies in Chinese linguistics, evolutionary linguistics, and the cognitive neuroscience of language and ageing. Tremendous contributions from Prof. WANG in Language Sciences provide thought-provoking research insig

24 Apr 2024

First Yuen Ren Chao Prize in Language Sciences

Congratulations to Mr. ZHOU Zhihao from Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting (MATI) for awarding with the following prizes in national competitions: First Prize in the National English Writing Competition (2023“中國故事大賽·雙語中國”寫作大賽中奪得英文賽道A組一等獎) Third Prize in the National College Student English Reading Competition (”BETT杯“全國大學生英語閱讀大賽 -決賽三等獎 ) Dr. LI Wenjing, who served as an instructor for Mr. ZHOU, has also been recognized with

8 Apr 2024

BETT Series Awards

Congratulations to Ms. LI Liyue and Mr. FAN Rui for clinching the First and Second Prize respectively in the University A category of the prestigious 2023 National News Translation and Editing Competition. This esteemed competition, a joint venture between the China Internet Information Center (CIIC) and the China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters (CATTI) Center under the China International Communications Group (CICG), celebrat

31 Jan 2024

Kudos_MATI students secure prizes in a national translation contest

Dr. Emmanuele Chersoni, Assistant Professor of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS), and CBS graduate Ms. Chenxin Liu have been honored with an "Honorable Mention" for the Best Paper Award at the prestigious BlackboxNLP 2023, held in Singapore on December 7, 2023. This outstanding achievement is attributed to their collaborative paper "On Quick Kisses and How to Make Them Count: A Study on Event Construal in Light Verb Constructi

27 Dec 2023


Congratulations to Ms. Zhao Yamei for clinching the Silver Prize at the national final of the 'Understanding Contemporary China Interpreting Contest.’ This prestigious competition puts participants' interpreting skills to the test in diverse realms of contemporary China, spanning politics, economics, society, and culture. Ms. Zhao's remarkable achievement is a testament not only to her exceptional individual talent but also to the outstanding edu

6 Dec 2023


Congratulations to Ms HUI Ka-yee, a CBS PhD student, for winning the champion of English-Chinese translation and the second runner-up of Chinese-English translation in the Open Section of the 48th Hong Kong Youth Translation Competition, which is the highest-level translation contest in Hong Kong. The competition, held in May 2023, was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions, the Society of Chinese Accountants and

6 Sep 2023


The Hong Kong Linguistics Olympiad (HKLO) team, under the training by the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS) and the Department of English and Communication (ENGL), has proudly achieved extraordinary success (1 gold and 2 silver medals) in the Twentieth International Linguistics Olympiad (20th IOL), held at Bansko, Bulgaria on 21-29 July 2023. Outshining 205 contestants from 52 teams, Ian TAM from La Salle College secured the high

31 Jul 2023


Our alumna has achieved recognition in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2024! Congratulations to Ms. Emma Yu Sin-wan, our MA in Bilingual Corporate Communication graduate, who co-founded the inspiring social enterprise Dress Green in 2021. Within an impressive timeframe of just three years, the start-up has successfully rescued approximately 3,000 old uniforms and upcycled them into a diverse range of over 4,000 products, including accessories, bags, and

11 Jun 2024

Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2024

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